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Bersih 4: Medical team member’s car damaged in early morning blaze

By NST TEAM - Sunday, 30 August 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: A car that belongs to a Bersih 4 rally medical team member was badly damaged in a blaze at Jalan Sultan Salahuddin, here, about 5.30am today.

Bersih 4 supporters hold 'roadshow' in Penang

By PREDEEP NAMBIAR - Sunday, 30 August 2015.

BUTTERWORTH: Some 100-odd Bersih 4 supporters are on a 'roadshow' on mainland Penang today.

Indian president extends greetings on Malaysia’s national day

Sunday, 30 August 2015.

NEW DELHI: Indian president Pranab Mukherjee has extended his greetings and felicitations to the government and people of Malaysia on its 58th National Day celebration.

Umno leaders regret Dr M’s presence at Bersih rally

By Kristy Inus - Sunday, 30 August 2015.

KOTA KINABALU: Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein who is Umno vice president, expressed his regret that Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad attended Bersih rally yesterday, stating that the former premier has 'crossed over the line'.

Felda Sening wins RM1m cash for Felda Cheerfulness Village Award

By Zarina Abdullah - Sunday, 30 August 2015.

KUALA TERENGGANU: The spirit of togetherness and unity among villagers are the reasons why Felda Sening in Kota Tinggi, Johor, has emerged as the winner of Felda Cheerfulness Village Award 2015 (Anugerah Keceriaan Kampung Felda).

Health Ministry confirms two Bersih protesters down with acute gastroenteritis

Sunday, 30 August 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: The Health Ministry has confirmed two cases of acute gastroenteritis affecting Bersih 4 protesters as of 1.30pm today.

Bersih 4 affects preparation for Merdeka celebration

Sunday, 30 August 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: Preparation for the National Day 2015 celebration in Dataran Merdeka has been affected by the staging of the Bersih 4 rally as the exit routes are obstructed by the protesters.

Salleh slams Sarawak Report editor for distorting the truth

By THARANYA ARUMUGAM - Sunday, 30 August 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak has slammed Clare Rewcastle Brown of Sarawak Report (SR) for maligning Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak while being interviewed by the UK-based Sky TV last night.

‘My Tok was tall, dark and handsome’

Sunday, 30 August 2015.

THE late Tunku Abdul Rahman is remembered for the rousing cheers of “Merdeka” and his eloquence as a speaker.

Stadium Merdeka soul of the nation

By ILI LIYANA MOKHTAR - Sunday, 30 August 2015.

TO many Malaysians, Stadium Merdeka embodies a singular moment in the nation’s history, when the first prime minister, the late Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra Al-Haj, punched the air with his fist seven times, shouting “Merdeka!”, during the declaration of independence on Aug 31, 1957.

Simple gesture of a nation of ‘one heart, one soul’

By ARMAN AHMAD - Sunday, 30 August 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: Sometimes the simplest act borne out of thoughtfulness can galvanise a nation.

Nur Jazlan thankful for peaceful rally

By THARANYA ARUMUGAM - Sunday, 30 August 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: Deputy Home Minister Datuk Nur Jazlan Mohamad thanked Bersih 4 participants and the police on duty for the peaceful rally and for maintaining public order in the city centre yesterday.

Bersih 4: Sabah protesters disperse peacefully

By AVILA GERALDINE - Sunday, 30 August 2015.

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah Bersih supporters dispersed peacefully at 12.05pm near Tamu KPD after police prevented them from marching further to the city centre.

Bersih 4: 6,500 participants as of noon

By AINA NASA - Sunday, 30 August 2015.

The situation at Dataran Merdeka is calm and under control.

Bersih 4: 12 detained in Malacca

Sunday, 30 August 2015.

MELAKA: Melaka police have arrested 12 individuals in the state for wearing yellow t-shirt with the printed words ‘Bersih 4’ which is prohibited under the Printing Presses and Publications (Control of Undesirable Publications) (No. 22) Order 2015).

Bersih 4 organisers, participants who violate the law to face legal actions

By M. HAMZAH JAMALUDIN - Sunday, 30 August 2015.

IPOH: All provisions under the existing legislation will be used against Bersih 4 organisers and participants who violated the law, even after the illegal rallies have ended.

Five cheat death in Butterworth accident

By PRIYA PUBALAN - Sunday, 30 August 2015.

BUTTERWORTH: Five people cheated death when their Nissan Almera vehicle skidded and crashed into the road divider of the Butterworth-Kulim Expressway, near Kubang Semang here early today.

Bersih 4: Sarawak rally ends

By Adib Povera and Esther Landau - Sunday, 30 August 2015.

KUCHING: The second day for the Sarawak chapter Bersih 4 rally begin with a slow start following poor turnout at the Song Kheng Hai rugby field here.

Senior citizen hurt when petrol bomb explodes on face

By BALVIN KAUR - Sunday, 30 August 2015.

GEORGE TOWN: A senior citizen was hurt when a petrol bomb exploded on her face at her flat unit in Bayan Baru here earlier today.

Bersih 4 Update (with video)

Sunday, 30 August 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: It was a slow start for the second day of Bersih 4 this morning, as overnight rally protesters left Dataran Merdeka and daytime protesters slowly began trickling in to the city centre.

Students game app on traditional food wins KL Converge game jam

Saturday, 29 August 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: A game application on Malaysian traditional food won the heart of judges at the Game Jam 2015, a game design innovation competition, held in conjunction with KL Converge! 2015 here today.

Burned corpse found in Gombak bushes

Saturday, 29 August 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: The body of a man, believed to have been murdered was found in bushes off Batu 18, Jalan Lama Gombak-Bentong here last night.

Police website shut down following attempted hacking

By Hariz Mohd - Saturday, 29 August 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: Federal police shut down its website for a few hours earlier today following an attempted hacking incident.

Pencak silat group sets Guinness world records

Saturday, 29 August 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s Silat Cekak Pusaka Hanafi held the world largest gathering of silat practitioners for a new record in the Guinness World Records today.

Firemen rescue driver after lorry plunges 5m from flyover

Saturday, 29 August 2015.

KLANG: Firemen spent an hour to rescue a lorry driver who was trapped in his seat after the vehicle was hit by a factory bus and plunged from a five-metre high flyover to the road below near the Simpang Lima roundabout here today.

Molotov thrown at Federal House

By NST TEAM - Saturday, 29 August 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: A tent inside the Kuala Lumpur Federal House near Dataran Merdeka, here, was damaged while a small grassy area at a slope above it caught fire in two arson cases earlier today.

Tun M turns up at Dataran Merdeka

By Minderjeet Kaur - Saturday, 29 August 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and his wife Tun Dr Siti Hasmah Mohd Ali made a surprise visit at Dataran Merdeka today where the Bersih 4 rally is held.

Bersih 4: Protesters begin to disperse

By Arnaz M Khairul and Rozanna Latiff - Saturday, 29 August 2015.

Situation under control: City Police Chief

By THARANYA - Saturday, 29 August 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: The situation at Bersih 4 rally points in the city centre were under control as of 5pm today, City Police Chief Datuk Tajudin Md Isa said.

Umno leaders should help clarify issues

By M. Hamzah - Saturday, 29 August 2015.

LENGGONG: Umno leaders should help clarify on current issues rather than making statements that could further confuse the matter said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.